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Faculty Playlists

A list of books, lectures, projects, and other resources that we recommend to our incoming students to help orient them towards graduate studies in our program. 



Alice Lee 

Sara De Bondt lecture at Walker Insights Lecture Series 

Graphic Design: The New Basics: Second Edition, Revised and Expanded by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips 

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown 

Multiple Signatures by Michael Rock 

Dimitry Tetin 

The Elements of Style, by Strunk and White,4th Edition 

Detail in Typography, by Jost Hochuli 

What is a Designer: Things, Places, Messages, by Norman Potter 

The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World, by Lewis Hyde 

On Directing Film, by David Mamet 

Jeff Davis

The Craft of Research (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) 4th Edition 

Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice 

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman 

The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition  

Design Literacy: Understanding Graphic Design David Butler, 2009 AIGA 

Sharpie 1.0 Gel Pens — 12-pack

MiHyun Kim

LUST, Multidisciplinary Graphic Design practice based in the Hague, Netherlands

Jonathan Harris, Artist and Technologist 

Conditional Drawing, A manifesto for artists and designers 

The World We Made: Alex McKay’s Story from 2050, by Jonathon Porritt 

We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion, by Sep Kamvar and Jonathan Harris 

Modern Love, Podcast about love from the New York Times 

Molly Sherman

One and many mirrors: perspectives on graphic design education, Edited by Luke Wood and Brad Haylock, 2020 

The Elements of Typographic Style, by Robert Bringhurst. PDF version available here.  

Walker Insights: Sulki and Min Choi (Sulki & Min), Seoul 

Walker Insights: Paul Soulellis on Urgent Archives, Queer Publishing, and Strategic Leaking